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Southern Grist Brewing (Nashville, TN): Indirect Shade New England IPA

Southern Grist Brewing (Nashville, TN): Indirect Shade New England IPA

Never ones to disappoint on creative craft brews, Southern Grist released another great one. Such a unique beauty, my first sip of “Indirect Shade” [6.1% abv] was a delightful, slightly tart (not to be confused with a sour), surprise and it was the perfect way […]

Revolution Brewing Company (Chicago, IL): Eugene Robust Porter

Revolution Brewing Company (Chicago, IL): Eugene Robust Porter

Christmas can earlier…I got this fun new mug and a new beer to try thanks to one of my Beer Elves! RING! Bring me a dang refill Eugene! This “core can” year-round porter from Revolution Brewing in Chi-town is almost black in color, but drinks really […]

Battle of the Austin Texas Cucumber Craft Brews

Battle of the Austin Texas Cucumber Craft Brews

Austin Texas battle of the CUCUMBER BREWS! Oasis Texas Brewing Company versus Independence Brewing: OTXBC’s Technicolor Motorhome – part of their “Kettle Sour Series” – poured golden with slight haze and made me pucker a bit. Tasted of super fresh cucumber…kind of like kicked up […]

Rabbit Hole Brewery (Justin, TX): Rapture Fusion Brown Ale

Rabbit Hole Brewery (Justin, TX): Rapture Fusion Brown Ale

Tried a Rabbit Hole Brewing “Rapture.” This English-style Brown Ale does not disappoint. Thick heavy head, dark caramel color and flavor with coffee notes to the nose and the slightest floral finish. It made me want to finally put a picture in my locket. Bold, yet […]

Anderson Valley Brew (Boonville, CA): Barney Flats Oatmeal Stout

Anderson Valley Brew (Boonville, CA): Barney Flats Oatmeal Stout

California born Anderson Valley Brewery is definitely not new to the game – been “Bahl Hornin’” since 1987. Their Barney Flats Oatmeal Stout is deep in color with hints of coffee, toffee, and a touch of cherry on the palette. Creamy and bold, yet still […]